This past weekend, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong gave a breakout performance at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, TN; it may very well be their largest play to date! Although big things are still on the horizon for this summer – like their debut Red Rocks Amphitheatre performance on July 12th with moe. – the band is looking ahead and today they unveil their Fall 2018 tour dates.
Bay Area Musicals (Matthew McCoy, Founder & Artistic Director, and AeJay Mitchell, Managing Director) has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the 2017-2018 season, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME.
The Devil Makes Three are set to return with Chains Are Broken on August 24th via New West Records. The 11-song set was produced by Ted Hutt (Gaslight Anthem, Flogging Molly) and recorded at Sonic Ranch Studios in El Paso, TX. Chains Are Broken is The Devil Makes Three’s first album of original material since 2013’s acclaimed I’m A Stranger Here, which debuted on the Billboard Top 200.
Throughout opening day of the festival, the Chicago Blues Festival will celebrate the 65th Anniversary of the Chicago-based Delmark Records and the independent label’s founder, Bob Koester. At 7:30 p.m., the festival will offer a lineup honoring 65 years of Delmark Record’s current and legendary blues artists in honor of legendary Delmark artists.
We Banjo 3, an award-winning band from Galway, Ireland, will release their fourth studio recording, Haven, on July 27, 2018, in conjunction with their upcoming U.S. and Canada tours.
Featuring banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, percussion and vocals, We Banjo 3’s sound is an infectious blend of traditional Irish Music with Americana, bluegrass, and a hint of pop, affectionately described as “Celtgrass.”
LOVE CANON brings their acoustic-roots sensibilities to the electronic-tinged pop hits of the 80s and 90s to create Cover Story, their 4th album, due out on Organic Records July 13, 2018. With Cover Story, LOVE CANON delivers a fresh set of classics, crossing genres to recount music of decades past from the likes of Peter Gabriel, Billy Joel, Depeche Mode, and Paul Simon.
Southern soul-rockers JJ Grey & Mofro will perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 20. The band's charismatic live performances have captivated audiences all over the world, delivering songs with compassion and a relentless honesty. For a sense of Grey's commitment to building powerful musical moments, watch his performance of "The Sun Is Shining Down" HERE.